Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Tips for Making Lunch on the Fly

By • March 18, 2014 • 2 Comments

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Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration. 

Amanda's Kids' Lunch Amanda's kids' lunch from Food52 

Everyone needs a few survival strategies for getting through the lunch routine. When I'm short on time and supplies, one of mine is to assemble a few whole foods that I can feel good about feeding to my kids. I wanted to share a couple of these no-frills lunches; they are nothing I'm proud of but they got the job done.

No Frills Lunch #1: blanched Romanesco broccoli, smoked ham, cubes of Manchego cheese, dried cherries, chocolates, and Seckel pears

No Frills Lunch #2: smoked ham, mustard-y coleslaw, roasted beets, wheat bread, apples

What's in your lunch today? See some of the twins' past lunches

Tags: lunch, everyday cooking, amanda, how-to & diy, brown bag lunch

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about 1 year ago mommychef

be proud! these are great (mine ate cottage cheese and pickles today)!


about 1 year ago AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

How very sad that you're not proud of these. They're both delightful lunches. Simple components, thoughtfully combined = an excellent meal, anytime, anywhere, no matter how long it took (or didn't take) to put it together. ;o)